When kids have a fun and colorful theme, it’s easy to get them engaged in all kinds of educational activities! We have gathered 17 of the best and brightest St. Patrick’s Day science activities that will get kids excited to learn and create with rainbows, leprechauns, pots of gold, and more. These are perfect for classroom science centers, St. Patrick’s Day parties, or just for fun and exploration!
St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Science
Create and experiment with all kinds of different rainbows! Make gorgeous rainbows on paper, paper towels, or old CD’s. Use baking soda, water, eggs, candy, or slime to make even more rainbows that hands-on kids will love!
Make a Rainbow :: Lemon Lime Adventures
Make Rainbows at Home :: One Time Through
Rainbow Naked Eggs :: Schooling a Monkey
Scented Rainbow Science :: Fun-a-Day
St. Patrick’s Day Fizzing Pots Science Activity :: Little Bins for Little Hands
St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Slime :: Left Brain Craft Brain
Rainbow Density Science Experiment :: 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Rainbow Volcano :: Preschool Powol Packets
Water Glass Xylophone :: A Dab of Glue Will Do
Science with Leprechauns and Shamrocks
What do Leprechauns eat? What kind of toothpaste do they use? Discover the answers to these questions and more by doing these leprechaun and shamrock themed ST. Patrick’s Day science activities!
Leprechaun Toothpaste :: The STEM Laboratory
Exploring Reflections with Clovers and Rainbows :: Share It! Science
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Looking for more St. Patrick’s Day science for kids? Steve Spangler has an amazing Leprechaun Science Kit that includes materials for tricks such as uncovering hidden rainbows, experiencing the magic of color-changing Leprechaun beads, fishing for Leprechauns with appearing green worms, and much, much more! The kit comes with all the materials you need, easy step-by-step instructions, and an explanation of the science behind what you see. Click on the image below to find out more!